Chris Scott has been recognised by Landcare NSW with an Honorary Life Member Award.
One of the original founders of Landcare NSW, Chris has been involved with Landcare for the past 20 years, contributing to the development of the movement at local, regional, state and national levels.
Chris' contribution to Landcare in the MidCoast to Tops region, and his pivotal role in the development of Landcare NSW, was recognised at the 2020 Landcare NSW AGM in Sydney by Landcare NSW chair Stephanie Cameron.
Stephanie Cameron commended Chris for his unwavering commitment to the Landcare movement and the natural resource management sector for more than two decades.
"Chris has contributed an immense amount of time, knowledge and energy into the Landcare movement at all levels. His passion and commitment over many years has contributed to Landcare NSW's development and growth as a successful peak body," Ms Cameron said.
"I'm very thankful for the enormous contribution he has made to Landcare NSW and give my heartfelt thanks on behalf of the Landcare movement in NSW."
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Chris was the chairman of the NSW Landcare Committee and co-covenor of Landcare NSW when it formed in 2007.
Chris' leadership roles include chair of Wherrol Flat and Caparra Landcare, chair of Manning Landcare since 2003 and chair of the NSW Landcare Committee from 2003 to 2010.
Chris represented the Mid Coast to Tops region at a state level on the Council of Landcare NSW and served on the executive committee for several years as chair and treasurer.
Chris has contributed an immense amount of time, knowledge and energy into the Landcare movement at all levels.Stephanie Cameron, chair Landcare NSW
Chris is currently a senior science advisor for Mid North Coast Local Land Services and an active hands-on Landcarer, still working on a number of bush regeneration sites throughout the Mid Coast to Tops region.
Chris said it had been a pleasure to be involved in the growth of the state body and movement.
"The Landcare movement in NSW is active and growing, and it's great to see the organisation we formed in 2007 going from strength to strength ensuring that our voice is heard, and our Landcare NSW achievements acknowledged," Chris said.
"It's been a really great experience and I thank everyone involved in making my time with Landcare NSW so enjoyable."
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